ICCS Treasurer & Director, Regulatory Accountability,
Manitoba Finance, Government of Manitoba
Paul Pierlot is Director Regulatory Accountability, Manitoba Finance, the Government of Manitoba's newest Special Operating Agency, which provides an integrated suite of services for businesses and entrepreneurs. He is responsible for service innovation and development, regulatory analysis and red tape reduction, partnership development, BizPaL and other online services, and administration of the Business Number in Manitoba.
In addition to his role as a member of the Public Sector Service Delivery Council and Co-Chair of the Service to Business Community of Practice, Paul is a member of the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) Board and Vice Chair of the SCC Provincial-Territorial Advisory Committee. He also represents Manitoba on several other inter-jurisdictional committees, including the FPT Committee on Regulatory Governance and Reform, and the National BizPaL Steering Committee.
Prior to his current position, Paul was Senior Project Manager with the Secretariat to the Community and Economic Development Committee (CEDC) of Cabinet where he was responsible for economic strategy, investment attraction and industry development. Prior to moving to CEDC he was Senior Analyst with the Treasury Board Secretariat of Manitoba. Before coming to Manitoba, Paul held Senior Advisor positions with Justice Canada and the Telecommunications Policy Branch of Industry Canada in Ottawa, Ontario. He began his career with the Government of Canada as an Economist with the ICT Industry Development Branch of Industry Canada.
Paul holds a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Toronto, an Honours Degree in Economics from Simon Fraser University, and an Associate Marketing Degree from Kwantlen Polytechnic University.